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Massive Boost For Jon Jones As USADA Confirms Supplement Was Tainted

Former UFC light heavyweight champion Jon Jones has had a tumultuous 20 months outside of the octagon, from a hit-and-run incident to suspected drag racing to failed drugs tests. Widely regarded as the best pound-for-pound fighter of recent times, in April of last year he was stripped of his lightweight title and suspended following his arrest for felony hit-and-run. Having …

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UFC Clean House, Releasing 13 Fighters From Their Contracts

Following the release of high-ranking individuals within the UFC earlier this week, the promotion has now turned its attention to the fighters and they haven’t held back. In a lengthy list obtained by MMA Fighting, 13 fighters received the dreaded phone call and former heavyweight contender Antonio ‘Bigfoot’ Silva (first reported by Globo) and The Ultimate Fighter: Latin America 2 runner-up Enrique …

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Conor McGregor Has A Clear Message For Unhappy UFC Fighters

LAS VEGAS, NV - AUGUST 20: (R-L) Conor McGregor of Ireland punches Nate Diaz in their welterweight bout during the UFC 202 event at T-Mobile Arena on August 20, 2016 in Las Vegas, Nevada. (Photo by Jeff Bottari/Zuffa LLC/Zuffa LLC via Getty Images)

With a handful of fighters calling out the UFC for unfair treatment and the promotion finding it difficult to keep their house in order amid the pitchforks and torches, featherweight champion Conor McGregor is baffled to why they need to rebel in the first place. The slander spewing Irishman is preparing for his lightweight title fight against Eddie Alvarez at …

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Rumours Of A José Aldo Superfight At UFC 207 Take Off Online

UFC 207 will be the final marquee event for MMA’s top promotion in 2016 and so far the main event features the massive return of Ronda Rousey, in a main event clash with Amanda Nunes for the bantamweight title. If the return of the darling of the UFC were not enough, an incredible rumour started spreading through social media channels …

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Watch: Jose Aldo Discusses Meeting With Dana White Just After Exiting UFC HQ

Jose Aldo met with UFC president Dana White in Las Vegas on Wednesday to discuss contractual matters and his future with or, indeed, beyond the promotion. Shortly after it was announced that Conor McGregor would face Eddie Alvarez for the UFC lightweight title on November 12th, pushing the Irishman’s inaugural featherweight title defence further into an uncertain future, Aldo requested …

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Following Criticism Of UFC Silva Issues Apology To Dana White

LAS VEGAS, NV - JULY 9: Anderson Silva exit the Octagon after his fight against Daniel Cornier during the UFC 200 event at T-Mobile Arena on July 9, 2016 in Las Vegas, Nevada. (Photo by Rey Del Rio/Getty Images)

Despite calling the UFC out on their apparent mistreatment of Brazilian fighters signed to the promotion, former middleweight champion Anderson Silva has apologised to the organisation, in particular UFC president Dana White. Silva called the UFC out on their lack of respect for fighters hailing from Brazil, no doubt it being focused towards Jose Aldo’s recent fallout with the promotion …

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Cyborg Continues To Push For Ronda Rousey Fight Through Social Media

During a recent appearance on Fox Sports show Speak for Yourself, Dana White said that the long-awaited bout between former UFC women’s bantamweight champion Ronda Rousey and current Invicta FC featherweight queen Cris ‘Cyborg’ Justino will happen at some point in the future, as long as Rousey beats Amanda Nunes in December. “[If Rousey] wins that fight, her and Cris …

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Eddie Alvarez Has ‘Revealed’ Conor McGregor’s Biggest Weakness

The UFC’s triumphant return to New York, at UFC 205, is now only 27 days away and anticipation continues to grow for the headline event of Conor McGregor and Eddie Alvarez facing off for the lightweight title. Ever since UFC president Dana White announced the potentially historic fight, not a day has passed without some new story involving one or …

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NSAC Will Have A Job On Their Hands Getting McGregor To Pay $150,000 Fine

LAS VEGAS, NV - AUGUST 12: UFC featherweight champion Conor McGregor speaks to members of the media during an open workout at his gym on August 12, 2016 in Las Vegas, Nevada. McGregor is scheduled to fight Nate Diaz in a welterweight rematch at UFC 202: Diaz vs. McGregor 2 on August 20, 2016 in Las Vegas. (Photo by Isaac Brekken/Getty Images)

UFC featherweight champion Conor McGregor has responded to the recent $150,000 fine handed to him by the Nevada State Athletic Commission (NSAC), telling the sport’s body to come and try take it. The Irishman made the comments when speaking to Rolling Stone (via MMA Junkie) on Friday, saying he’s uninterested in paying the fine he received for his part in a press conference incident …

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Dana White Answers Back To Jose Aldo Grievances

NEW YORK, NY - SEPTEMBER 27: UFC president Dana White addresses the media during the UFC 205 press conference at The Theater at Madison Square Garden on September 27, 2016 in New York City. (Photo by Michael Reaves/Getty Images)

Following the announcement that Conor McGregor will jump up to 155 pounds and face Eddie Alvarez this November, current interim featherweight champion Jose Aldo has finally had enough and subsequently has asked for his release from the UFC. The tipping point for Aldo was the revelation that McGregor will not be stripped of his 145-pound belt – the one he lost to …

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Watch: Dana White Breaks Down Laughing At McGregor Media Training Skit

Conor McGregor needs media training like Michael Phelps needs swimming lessons. Having faced a NSAC hearing regarding a bottle throwing incident in the build up to UFC 202, Conor McGregor was fined $150,000, sentenced to 50 hours community service and also, rather bizarrely, instructed to attend a media training session. Commission doubling down on this "media training" thing for McGregor. …

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Jose Aldo Launches Incredible Accusation At Dana White

Jose Aldo

Things between Jose Aldo and the UFC have become so poisonous that it’s hard to imagine the Brazilian not being cut from the promotion. With his eyes firmly on the goal of being released from his UFC contract, Jose Aldo is certainly ticking all the right boxes in order to see that ambition realised. Aldo has already claimed that he …

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Watch: Dana White Adamantly Defends Conor McGregor Amid NSAC Controversy

Dana White has come out strongly in support of Conor McGregor after the Irishman was fined one hundred and fifty thousand dollars by the Nevada State Athletic Commission. Dana White appeared on ‘The Herd’ with Colin Cowherd on Wednesday evening announcing that Ronda Rousey would finally make her return to the Octagon on December 30th at UFC 207. However, during …

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Jose Aldo Says That He Will Tap Out Right Away In Next Fight If UFC Refuse To Release Him

Former UFC featherweight champion Jose Aldo has been involved in a couple of exceptionally brief contests during his 12-year MMA career. The Brazilian’s much anticipated bout with Conor McGregor in December 2015 lasted just 13 seconds, as Aldo was spectacularly felled with the first punch that his bitter rival landed. A number of years prior to that, in 2009, it …

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Dana White Claims Conor McGregor Never Wants To Fight In Nevada Again After Being Hit With Harsh Fine

Dana White appeared on ‘The Herd’ with Colin Cowherd on Wednesday to make a major announcement regarding former UFC women’s bantamweight champion Ronda Rousey, but the UFC president also revealed some interesting information about the promotion’s other cash cow – Conor McGregor. At a Nevada Athletic Commission(NAC) hearing on Monday, McGregor was slapped with a $150,000 fine and sentenced to …

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